Locked content Poles want to work in Germany, the Netherlands – report

Poles are most willing to work in the euro zone countries, such as Germany (31.4 percent) and the Netherlands (15 percent), according to a recent report by HR consultancy Work Service. Moreover, if Poland were to adopt the euro it would be an incentive to travel abroad for work for over 1/3 of emplo...

Locked content New initiative to employ Ukrainians legally inaugurated

A new campaign aimed at ensuring fair and transparent employment for Ukrainian workers called “Partnership and employment” was inaugurated during the Baltic Business Forum in Świnoujście on April 20. Both Polish and Ukrainian employers’ organizations and employment agencies have joined the initiativ...

Employment and wages grow in February – GUS

According to data released by the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), the average employment in companies in February grew by 3.7 percent year-on-year, while the wages grew by 6.8 percent. In month-to-month terms, employment grew by 0.2 percent, while salaries increased by 0.2 percent as well.

Vacancies drop in Q4 – GUS

There were 117,816 vacancies in Poland at end-Q4, compared to 77,975 in the corresponding period in 2016, the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported.

Locked content Poland 9th in the Women in Work Index

Poland has kept its ninth place in the latest Women in Work Index report compiled by PwC consultancy. “Since 2000, when the first ranking was created, Poland has advanced by 10 places which is one of the best results in the entire OECD, except for Luxembourg and Israel. We have reduced the differenc...

Locked content GUS: women constitute 44.5% of the workforce

According to the Central Statistics Office GUS data, at end-Q3 last year, out of 16.5 million people in the workforce, 44.5 percent were women. The most “feminized” is health care and social care, where 81.7 percent of employees are female. Other sectors with a high percentage of female workers incl...

Companies face more recruitment issues – report

According to a report published by HR consultancy Work Service, the number of companies that have trouble filling vacancies has increased by 18 percentage points last year. Currently, every other company is facing such difficulties.

Poles work 41.2 hours per week – Eurostat

On average, a full-time European employee works 40.3 hours a week, according to data released by the EU statistical office Eurostat. People work the longest in the UK (42.3 hours), while Denmark had the shortest (37.8 hours), Poland with 41.2 hours was fifth.